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Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

Murthy said. "I think it's important for us to understand the impact, particularly on youth, before we allow the full-fledged spread of these e-cigarettes and then later have problems that we have to deal with."
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 28, 2015 07:47
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[Louisiana] Letter: Smoking ban not as prevalent, beneficial as asserted

your map shows 18 states with total bans. Since when is 18 out of 50 “most”? ...Has anyone who supports this measure actually read the Surgeon General’s original report on smoking? Pipe smokers actually lived longer than nonsmokers.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 26, 2015 21:47
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Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes

Why teens smoke at all is a question that public health advocates have been scratching their heads over since the 1960s— when a U.S. Surgeon General’s report exposed the health risks of smoking— and even more so since the 1970s, when the federal governme
Fox News
added Jan 26, 2015 17:05
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IN OUR PAGES: 1965: New U.S. Effort to Cut Cigarette Smoking Urged

Terry called today [Jan. 11] for a new national effort to “convince people of the danger of cigarette smoking.” Dr. Terry made the appeal on the first anniversary of his advisory committee’s report that cigarette smoking could cause lung cancer and other
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 11, 2015 16:54
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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LEGACY WELCOMES NEW U.S. SURGEON GENERAL DR. VIVEK MURTHY

Dr. Murthy has a commitment to improving the lives and health of all Americans, and we look forward to working with his office to address tobacco use, the number-one cause of preventable disease in the U.S. We are also hopeful that because of his interest
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 22, 2014 17:03
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Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48
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Friday Feedback: Do We _Need_ a Surgeon General?

Sager: "A vigorous surgeon general reminds us why and how to modify behaviors that damage our health prematurely.... and plans ahead, remembering that since the then-controversial Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued in 1964, U.S. smo
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2014 16:19
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